How to identify and address CTO smells: Process
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This week: Addressing CTO smells: Process, How to conquer legacy code, Does your solution solve the right problem?, How we improved our estimates by 1082%.
Andy Skipper, CTO coach at CTO Craft, identifies the most common issues CTOs face—and outlines a solution for each.
Bill Sourour, President at Arcnovus, with a framework for tackling—and ultimately conquering—any piece of legacy code.
“If the mythical 10x engineer really does exist, it’s the engineer who is 10 times more likely to solve the right problem.” Brian Long, Product Engineer at Intercom, prescribes one cure for the many symptoms of a sidetracked engineer: to focus on understanding the problem.
Andrew Askins, Co-Founder of Albatross, says, “For the last 6 months, we’ve poured ourselves into improving our estimating process. We’ve been trying different methods, tweaking and testing everything we can.” Here’s how his team creates (10x) more accurate estimates.
Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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